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One third of homes with an energy label can use a lot less energy
One in three of the nearly one million homes in the Netherlands with an energy label fall in energy category E, F or G. This means that they have a relatively high energy use and many measures can be...
Most households practise energy conservation
People who say they care about the environment also practise energy conservation
Employment in the sustainable energy sector
The sustainable energy sector accounted for 0.73 percent of total employment in 2016.
Less paid into company savings schemes
Dutch employees deposited a total 783 million euro in accounts for life course savings schemes in 2008. This is more than 7 percent less than in 2007.
Employment; sex; type of employment contract, size of company, SIC2008
Jobs and working hours broken down by economic activity and information about employee and company.
The hurdle race for the energy transition
New report presents progress in sustainable energy and climate
National Energy Outlook 2015
The National Energy Outlook outlines the current state of the Dutch energy system in an international context.
Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output
Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as...
National Energy Outlook 2016
The National Energy Outlook 2016 outlines the state of the Dutch energy system in an international context.
Schools do not save up operating surplus
Although schools in secondary and tertiary education often have an operating surplus at the end of the year, they do not always save it up. Most schools use the money to invest in buildings or...
Savings in groundwater and tap water use
In spite of the increase in the population, the amount of tap water used by Dutch households hardly changed in the period 1990-2009.
Withdrawals halve save-as-you-earn balance
The total amount on save-as-you-earn accounts was halved in 2005. Many employees saving through these schemes made use of the opportunity to withdraw their money prematurely.
Employment;sex,type of employment contract,employee characteristics,SIC2008
Jobs and working hours broken down by economic activity, sex, charateristics of employee and job.
Energy bill 170 euros lower this year
Based on price levels in January 2020, this year’s average annual domestic energy bill for households will amount to 1,574 euros. This is 170 euros less than in January 2019, with consumption...
Sharp fall in savings through company schemes
Employees who save via company savings plans deposited 1.3 billion euro in these schemes in 2003. This is much less than in previous years, when total deposits fluctuated around 2.2 billion euro. The...
Inflation rate up to 12.0 percent in August
The consumer price index (CPI) was 10.3 percent higher in July than in the same month last year.
Energy prices 9 percent up
The average Dutch household spent 156 euro on gas and electricity in January 2012, i.e. 13 euro more than one year previously.
Special purpose bank savings as a popular alternative
Dutch households had nearly 11 billion euro deposited in special purpose bank savings products on 31 December 2011. This is nearly 5 billion euro (over 80 percent) more than the year before and...
Almost 200 billion euro in Dutch savings accounts
The savings of private individuals reached almost 200 billion euro in 2004. People put almost 11 billion euro more into their savings accounts than they took out. Outstanding debt on consumer credit...